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Posted on June 11, 2015 at 6:06 pm

At What Age Can Kids Walk Alone?

The first time a parent sends their child to walk to school or around their neighborhood on their own, it can be scary. It’s difficult to know when kids are old enough to take the walk alone. And it has a lot to do with the parents. Helicopter parents — parents who believe they should  Continue Reading »

Posted on June 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm

Explaining the Consequences of Sexting to Your Kids

Many parents would probably say they don’t have anything to worry about when it comes to their teen and sexting, the exchange of sexually explicit messages and photos via SMS, or texting. But most of those parents would be wrong. According to a report by Drexel University, more than 50% of surveyed students said that  Continue Reading »

Posted on May 26, 2015 at 3:56 pm

Table Talk: How to Talk to Your Teenage Son

Raising sons can be hard in different ways than daughters  — especially when the teenage years hit. Teen boys are hardwired to take risks, push boundaries, try new things, and test their surroundings. These habits help them explore their world, discover new things, and prepare for adulthood, but this exploration can be hard for parents  Continue Reading »

Posted on May 19, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Distracted Driving Causes More Teen Accidents Than Ever Known

An unprecedented study of teen driving shows the connection between distracted driving and teen crashes is stronger than originally thought. The study found that police estimates of crash statistics were way off. Six out of ten moderate-to-severe teen crashes are caused by distracted driving — four times as many as original estimates claimed based on  Continue Reading »

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 1:21 pm

MamaBear is Honoring Moms in May

We couldn’t think of a better way to say Happy Mother’s Day than to offer the gift of safety by giving the premium version of MamaBear App to all new families who register during the month of May.  In fact, we’re giving new May users premium access the rest of the year . . .  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 30, 2015 at 9:35 pm

Important Information About Facebook Monitoring

Beginning May 1, 2015, Facebook is making changes to how we and all other partner developers receive information about monitored account activity.  The majority of the Facebook notifications you receive from MamaBear about your child’s Facebook activity will remain the same, with the exception of being aware of new friend connections. This will affect any  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 5:31 pm

{Video} MamaBear CEO Discusses Social Media Safety for Kids on The Valley Girl Show

Did you know 8,000,000 kids go missing each year? And many child predators who commit these crimes use kids’ social media accounts to find their victims. Today’s technology can help parents protect their kids against these and other harmful situations in many ways and give families more peace of mind everyday. MamaBear CEO, Suzanne Horton,  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 3:44 pm

The Hurtful Side of Social Media: Horrific Threats Via Instagram for One Teen

The students of Lone Hill Middle School are having to face the cruel, unsettling and for most, unexpected side of social media. Their classmate, an unidentified girl, received startling and horrific death threats via Instagram. While police and school officials are doing everything possible to find the person behind these anonymous threats, parents are left  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 1:32 pm

Table Talk Discussion: How To Talk to Your Kids About Their Digital Reputation

Your child’s digital reputation is more important now than ever as it may affect their ability to hold a job, play on a team, and even get into college. Here are a few important talking points to review with your preteen and teen as you discuss the impact their digital reputation can have on the  Continue Reading »

Posted on April 16, 2015 at 9:48 pm

Why Parents Need to Monitor Kids’ Social Media Accounts

Retired baseball player Curt Schilling may have thought twice about sending a tweet to his daughter congratulating her on her acceptance to college if he would have known where it would lead them. Schilling was so disturbed by the outcome of that tweet that he shared the experience in a blog post, “The world we  Continue Reading »

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